Classic Blue in Fashion

Well, with her signature smiles, Kate Middleton absolute makes blue looks quite cheerful, upbeat and optimistic.

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Hope her smiles and blue make you day!
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Hope her smiles and blue make you day!
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Here comes Royal!
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Tailored ,appointed and cheerful.

Hi, guys, we blogged Pantone’s Classic Blue on Christmas Decor and it got a lot of views since it was posted yesterday. Today, we are going to talk about Classic Blue in fashion.

“Over the last few years, a number of different colors have reigned supreme. Millennial pink got the ball rolling (and boy did it roll), followed by Gen Z yellow, slime green, and Aperol orange. But now as Pantone released Color of the Year 2020, we guess we have a fresh stable color to try on. You may think Classic Blue is boring, but as we look certain color more and more, we find beauty and start fall in love with it. From our opinion, Classic Blue is royal and noble.  just see how Kate Middleton wears this particular color and how Ralph s Lauren still remains an important player with its signature blue in the fashion and home industries.
Pantone chose Classic Blue for its dependability and stability, two qualities people crave when crossing the threshold into a new era. “Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge,” Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute said. “It fosters resilience.”
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We like the tailored long coat in Classic Blue with the soft-looking light-blue hat and scarf acupuncted by black. The overall-looking transfers the spirit of confidence, courages and determination.
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Elegant and relaxed.
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Elegant and Relaxed.

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We really love how Classic Blue goes with white–it’s modern, fresh yet very lady-like and polished.
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We really love how Classic Blue goes with white–it’s modern, fresh yet very lady-like and polished.
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We really love how Classic Blue goes with white–it’s modern, fresh yet very lady-like and polished.
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We really love how Classic Blue goes with white–it’s modern, fresh yet very lady-like and polished.

And of course, you can layer blue on blue:

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It’s a very relaxing look yet very elegant.

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What about Classic Blue pairs with rich jewel-tones or earthy tones?

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Perfect Fall Color Palette

Or Classic Blue can be just a high-light when pairing with cream floral pattern silky dress as following:

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So stunning!

This Classic Blue pleated asymmetrical dress is cool with full of personalities and elegance. we love the sky-blue purse and teal fashion watch  which add interesting layers to the overall-look. Mix-and-match is a way to go.

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What if you are not ready for blue from inside out and top-to-bottom, you can start from a accessory or a pattern or a jacket or a top:

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Hope you got tons of inspiration today.

Shop the Look:

Nordstrom Women’s J.crew Pleated Midi Skirt, Size 6 – Blue

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Nordstrom Women’s Sam Edelman Double Breasted Wool Blend Coat, Size 10 – Blue
NordstromWomen’s Vince Tie Waist Wool Blend Coat, Size 00 – Blue

Nordstrom Women’s Akris Punto Asymmetrical Zip Perforated Leather Jacket, Size 8 – Blue



Nordstrom Women’s Hvn Tracy Fruit Print Pleated Skirt, Size 0 – Blue

Women’s Vince Pleated Mixed Media Skirt, Size 14 – Blue

Women’s Ted Baker London Glaycie Colorbock Detail Pleated Skirt, Size 5 (fits like 14 US) – Blue

Women’s Suistudio Joss Double Breasted Wool Blend Suit Jacket, Size 2 US / 34 EU – Blue

Women’s Tahari Sleeveless Chiffon Midi Dress, Size 2 – Blue

Women’s Foxiedox Aubree Lace Midi Dress, Size Medium – Blue

Women’s Colors Dress Metallic Mesh Minidress, Size 8 – Blue

Women’s Eliza J Floral Fit & Flare Dress, Size 6 – Blue

Women’s Js Collections Floral Lace Cocktail Dress, Size 14 – Blue

Women’s Boss Daedalus Sheath Dress, Size 8 – Blue

Women’s Nordstrom Signature Floral Stretch Silk Dress, Size 6 – Blue

Women’s Judith & Charles Milo Twist Sleeve Cocktail Dress, Size 0 – Blue

Matt & Nat Cerri Faux Leather Top Handle Bag – Blue

Prada Sidonie Shoulder Bag – Blue

Marni Genuine Shearling Bucket Bag – Blue

Marni Medium Trunk Colorblock Leather Shoulder Bag – Blue

Mali + Lili Shania Vegan Leather Crossbody Bag – Blue

Marni Medium Trunk Colorblock Leather Shoulder Bag – Blue

Mcm Small Rgb Leather Drawstring Bag – Blue (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Saint Laurent Small Kate Snakeskin Chain Crossbody Bag – Blue

Bao Bao Issey Miyake Prism Crossbody Bag – Blue (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Strathberry East/west Tricolor Calfskin Leather Crossbody Bag – Blue

Saint Laurent Kate Leather Belt Bag – Blue

Longchamp Roseau Essential Mid Leather Tote – Blue

Clare V. Simple Leather Tote – Blue

Check out today’s deals:
Bebe sales to get extra 20% off:

Callie Belted Midi Skirt Blue

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Cropped Jacket Prussian Blue

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Bebe Women’s Alessandra Sweater Dress, Siz…

This sweater dress pretties things up with a mix of pointelle stitches, lots of frilly … [More]

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Bebe Women’s Bandage Waist Peplum Blazer J…

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Bebe Women’s Linen Wrap Mini Dress, Size X…

Brunch, then beach. A ruffle-trimmed skirt and sleeves make this linen-blend wrap dress… [More]

Price: $139.00
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Bebe Women’s Logo Sweatshirt Dress, Size X…

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Price: $119.00
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Tuesday

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Second Day of November

Today is the second day of Nov. The weather is warm and beautiful. What can be better than just chilling out in the garden  and bathing in the warm and soft fall sunshine in the late afternoon like this?

Well, don’t you just love all of these rich jewel-tone colors. Fresh flowers always put a big smile on my face.

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Just chilling out here.

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Emerald green looks great in the warm and soft fall sunlight.  Fall is not just about earthy tones, orange …. In fall, I still love my pink roses. Pink, deep dark brown, navy blue, black and white and of course emerald green—-they are such a chic, fresh yet warm color palette for this fall.

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Hope you have a wonderful Saturday.

Shop the Look:

Deco 79 59946 Cylindrical Ceramic Vase, 11″ x 6″, White/Blue

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DuringVillage Beret Newsboy Checkered Cabbie Hat Caps Wool Tweed Vintage Golf Driving Hat lvy Gatsby for Women (Black)

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Milumia Women’s Elegant Frilled Long Sleeve Pleated Fit & Flare Dress (S, Green-2)

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Book to read for this weekend:

Mary McDonald: Interiors: The Allure of Style

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Happy Saturday

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3 Colors that are Trendy Now

It’s almost the end of August.  I feel I just cannot wait to see all of  the new color palettes in fall. Here are 3 colors that I start to see them everywhere and they may dominate the this coming fall season.

  1. Chili Pepper Red— a little bit red on accessories like purses, boots, socks, …etc pairing with warm neutrals  is fresh, exciting yet classic and ladylike.4f1fc827becf8fc62570522a43f1ef900cec1b2d68bce193054bc7b155734d0d

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Shop the color:

 

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2.Cinnemon:

Cinnamon is a warm, medium shade of brown.

Cinnamon is darker than shades like tan and beige but lighter than chocolate or true brown. Its warm undertones mean the hue can sometimes look red or orange-tinged. Cinnamon color looks fashionable, youthful and sophisticated when pared with checkered patterns and animal prints.

 

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Shop the color:

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3.Vanilla Custard

If you’re looking for subtler colors to try this season, then sumptuous cream and beige tones are your perfect choice. The expensive-looking neutral shades are gorgeous when layered in different fabrics.

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Shop the color:

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Happy Saturday

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Turmeric—Next Big Color Trend in 2020 Interiors

You may already see Turmeric color from runway, cars, objects, etc…  The color is kind of catch your eye now—fresh, fashionable, youthful and exciting.

Turmeric is an enlivening orange that infuses a hint of pungency into the palette (Color descriptions by The Pantone Color Institute).

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I guess we may have stayed millennium pink and pastels too long and truly need something different or something to break through to.  The more I look at this color, the more I fall in love with.

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Le’s take a look from fashion  inspiration first:

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TURMERIC LOOKS GOOD IN THE ART AND WITH THE ART
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Look Good with Black
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Turmeric looks good with light blue.
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Turmeric looks good in the refined interiors.
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Look Good with Pink
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Look Good with Nutrals Tones

All right, let’s tour some interior spaces featured with turmeric color.

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Get the look

Happy Friday

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Monday Inspiration

I usually started my Monday morning super earlier and  love to start my week by  searching inspiration from all aspects of life : fashion, hospitality, art, natural… By doing so, it usually drives away any possible Monday Blue. Although those images I chose below appears un-relevant to each other, they somehow connect with each other either in large scales, fresh color palettes, extranet forms, or unexpected pairing.

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unexpected pairing of stripe and abstract create a visual drama
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green and mint–a fresh pairing starting from this Fall.

 

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 blue shades, yellow and pink
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 just about the flow and drama
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YELLOW AND NAVY BLUE

Wish you a wonderful week

 

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Sunday Mood-board—Bold color and Pattern

Good morning! How’s your Sunday going so far? I woke up earlier and watered my garden first. I feel it is such a bless for me to enjoy my garden in the morning.  I love to observe how morning sun light shines through the greeneries with a little cute dew drops. It is such a romantic moment for me. What’s your Sunday mood? what color are you in mood for today?

We visited an art installation yesterday and it is about colorful rolling-hill landscape in Ireland. I’ve never been to Ireland and I guess people there must be very happy. You know that is true since we all have a good time on St. Patric’s Day. so here is my sunday color block mood-board. Enjoy!

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a fashion statement with color blocks.
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Field Rest with a lot of blue shades
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a pose with yellow and orange

Happy Sunday

Selfie Sunday—Color of Red

One of my favorite things to do over the summer weekends is scrolling around little  beach towns in the neighborhood.  I couldn’t think where I can go to get  some fresh cool beach breeze , explore unexpected vintage founds and enjoy my different colors of macarons.  Often, the color palettes on the hight streets of  these little towns are so fascinated that they put me in such a relaxing mood.  I start to slow down and really take time to absorb and observe my surroundings.  So, today I am going to feature color of red.  Color of red  refers to  passion, happiness , positive vibes, high fashion, romance. When pairing with pale blue, pink , black and blush, it creates different moods.

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Red and Pale Blue—very vintage

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This blue and red interior is classical with a modern twist.

 

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Red- on- Red and Black—modern

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Red and black kitchen —super modern and luxury
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Red and Pink—happy and cheerful

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Orange red with pink interiors—fashionable and youthful.

 

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Red and Blush—peaceful, soft and romantic. This is the color palette where I love to enjoy my sweets.

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Happy Sunday

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Fresh Color Schemes from Runways

 

I usually spend a big chunk of time on Saturday to catch up with what’s going on in the fashion industry just to be inspired. I love to explore the fresh color palettes from the recent runways and street styles.   Not surprisedly, when I enjoyed my organic oolong tea this morning in my backyard garden, I came across quite few exciting color palettes and some interesting ways of mix -and -match. Wow, these fresh color schemes really makes my day. Here are some of my favorites:

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Blue-and White in Different Patterns—cool, playful yet feminine
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Different Shades of Lilac in Different Textures—very interesting
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Pattern-on-pattern in a modern way—Strong yet Soft and feminine
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Muted Patels with Earthy Tones—Timeless
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If you like dark and neutral, a touch of muted pink just just bring the energy out.
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I always feel plush lilac is kind of cool with silky grey blue

 

 

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Earth tones with Pastels
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Hope you enjoy all of these. Please stay in tuned, we will bring these updated color palette to home soon.

 

Happy Saturday

 

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6 Ways to Make Your Home Fun and Elegant through Polka-dots

Happy Friday.   I hope  your life is filled with actions, fulfillments, progresses and happiness in this passing week.   Just in the last couple of days,   I came cross a lot of polka-dots when I seached for inspiration.  Yes, it all started from Paris Haute Couture and street style 2019–2020:

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Pretty in Polka Dots.

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Playful and ladylike

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life is just beautiful by wearing a polka-dot dress.

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Don’t you just fall in love with these pretty polkadot dresses and accessories! Welcome to summer!

This trend also goes strong in   interior designs. I love polka-dot patterns because they are light, playful, youthful and elegant.   So today I am going to share 6 ways to make your home fun yet sophisticated by incorporating polka dot patterns.

  1. Use them on the wall-treatments.
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Polka-dot wallpapers light up the entry.
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When polka-dots meet stripes, it’s a Pop!

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Adds a touch of modernlity to this traditional home.

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2. Yes, some polka-do-themed  accessories

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It just makes me smile. What about you?
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Fancy in brass.

3.  Of course, art pieces.

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4. And what do you think  Polka-dot tiling walls?

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Cool yet playful.

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6. And  on an upholstered furniture piece.

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Happy Friday

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A Day of Traveling Part II

 

We just had another big earth quick last night in SoCal after the 6.4 one on 4th July! It is 7.1!  Send love and prayer to people who are affected seriously. And I followed Dr. Lucy Jones from CalTech last night the whole night for her analysis on what’s going on. Somehow, listening to her gives me a sense of peace.

 

Well, when natural disasters happen, we know we need to appreciate all of the beautiful things around us more.  So, guys, let’s continue our Day of Traveling—Part II. There are a lot of beautiful photos for the modern classic interiors I caught during the trip, so it’s time to  sit back and relax.

 

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Arte-decor clubbing house.  The geometric black-and-white rug does the wander for this room. And of course, the brown leather tufted mid-century chairs, the fireplace and wooden wall panelings add the layer of old school traditions  and bring the stories and warmth to the space.
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Dark and Handsome space.
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Fresh light pink hydrangea sets the romantic tone in the lobby.
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Fresh light pink hydrangea sets the romantic tone in the lobby.
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Love this abstract artwork in brass frame.
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I am just so so so obsessed with this blue-and white vignette. Who wouldn’t—elegant and romantic!

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Such an airy and light-filled sitting area. Color of Live Coral on my dress  kind of pops up   in this muted creamy background. The wall panelings add the depth to the space.
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Modern classic vibe.
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a moment of feeling beautiful

 

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Love how they pared orange with silver champaign leaf.
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I always have a thing with sheer roman shades—they often soften the lights shining through the windows.

 

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The details on this clean-line classic fireplace.

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in love with this full-body French-pleated drapery—it’s elevated this cozy beachy hanging-out area. Yes, we are ready for a good conversation oner the afternoon-tea.
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So elegant!
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Casual yet elegant
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Love the trim on the pale-blue pillow.
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Light blue does relax me a lot in this outdoor sitting area.
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pillow details!

 

Hope you enjoy all of them.

Stay Safe

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